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Asiad staff uniforms unveiled in Guangzhou

Guangzhou shines for Asian Games

When stars collide

Defending champion fails to shine, Man U legend wins

The Guangzhou Asian Games kicked off its first competition calendar on Sunday when the defending champion Qatar failed to seize the opening win while Thailand coached by Manchester United legend Bryan Robson highlighted the football tournament with an overwhelming 6-0 victory.

Cash subsidy replaces free ride in Guangzhou

Each household with permanent residence registration in the provincial capital of Guangdong will be offered 150 yuan ($22) in cash subsidies for commuting purposes after local authorities scrapped a move to make public transport free ahead of the upcoming Asian Games.

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Guangzhou opens first driverless metro line

South China's Guangzhou City, host city of the upcoming Asian Games, opened its first driverless metro line Monday.

China fails to seize opening victory at Asiad

Chinese men's footballers failed to achieve an opening victory on Monday when they lost 3-0 to Japan in the Group A clash at the 16th Guangzhou Asian Games.

Thai fruits seen to raise sales in China after Asiad

China sweeps 10th Asiad gymnastics men's team gold

Olympic rowing champ named as China's flag bearer

'Glitch-free security' setup in Guangzhou

Smile and the world smiles with you

Team China

Hometown athletes to shine in Guangzhou Asiad

While citizens and volunteers are busy getting Guangzhou ready for the Asian Games, the city's athletes are preparing to shower their hometown in glory.

China's diving team prepares for Asian Games

He Chong, Beijing Olympic gold medal winner in diving, practices during an open training session on Oct 27, 2010. The National Diving Team opened their training in Beijing for the 16th Asian Games.

Olympic rowing champ named as China's flag bearer

Hong Kong in hunt for record

Chinese goalkeeper snaps with expletives-filled outbursts

China to dominate weightlifting at Asian Games

Swimming star Zhang keeps low profile on Asian Games

My Asian Games

South Korean volunteer in Guangzhou for Asiad sevice

Yun, of South Korea, became a volunteer at the service station in Shangxiajiu Square after she came to Guangzhou in May. She helps passers-by with road directions and Asian Games information.

Volunteer oath of service for Asiad

Xie Xingfang, an image ambassador of volunteers for the 16th Asian Games, displays the book containing her sports news and stories, on Oct 23, 2010. Xie, once a member of the national badminton team, attended the ceremony for 1,860 volunteers at South China Normal University (SCNU) and led them in making a service oath to the Asian Games

Volunteers take oath before heading for Games

Asian Games 'zero extinguish' torches made in S China city

Asian Games MPC volunteers start work

Reporter's Note: Ordinary people's participation

Overseas Chinese donates diamonds

Host City

Guangzhou shines for Asian Games

Light shoots out from the Liede Bridge into the night sky, illuminating Guangzhou, the host city of 16th Asian Games on Nov 7, 2010. Dazzling light displays for the upcoming Asian Games have been installed in some public places and high-rise buildings in Guangzhou to make the city more charming for the games.

China's first inter-city subway begins service

China's first inter-city subway, linking two Southern Chinese cities hosting the 2010 Asian Games, started operations Wednesday.

'Glitch-free security' setup in Guangzhou

Smile and the world smiles with you

Vuvuzela banned at Asian Games

Q&A: Kong Shaoqiong

Guangzhou ready for Games

Asian Games Teams

Malaysia athletes ready for Asian Games

Malaysia will send a 340-member squad to the Asian Games on Nov 12 - 27.

HK squash team prepares for Asian Games

Hong Kong squash team had a training Tuesday to prepare for the upcoming 16th Asian Games.

Hockey and cricket the keys to Pakistan's hopes

Saudis look to the track for medal success

India keen to build on Commonwealth feats

Qatar eyes greater prize

Top-flight stars abound all over the region

Emblem and Mascot

Official Emblem of the 16th Asian Games

From that time on, Guangzhou reaped a bumper harvest of grain every year and grew into one of the most prosperous cities in China.In the Chinese language, many words and characters associated with the meaning of beauty are often related to the character "羊" (yang, goat).

The Official Mascots of the 16th Asian Games

The Mascots embody a part of Guangzhou's unique history and culture and each Goat has an individual name that is distinctly Cantonese in style.


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Zhang Ziyi in torch relay

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